Ton Koopman. Foto: Hans Morren
Livestream: J.H. Roman – The Father of Swedish Music
A discussion of Roman with conductors Ton Koopman and Olof Boman, as well as Eva Helenius, author of an upcoming biography of Roman.
Tuesday 11 May 2021 18.00Ends approximately 19.15
The father of Swedish music Johan Helmich Roman’s work is in focus at this Ringing Academy, presented by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. Legendary conductor Ton Koopman talks to conductor Olof Boman and Eva Helenius, the author of an upcoming biography on Roman.
Numerous resonant examples will be included, alongside a discussion of the period surrounding Roman’s music and how it has sounded throughout the centuries.
In addition, information will be presented on the Royal Swedish Academy of Music’s major initiative to make all of Roman’s music available within the framework of Levande Musikarv (Swedish Musical Heritage).
This Ringing Academy is part of the celebration of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music’s 250-year anniversary. Read more about the festivities under way throughout the anniversary year here (opens in a new window)
- Ton Koopman conductor
- Eva Helenius author
- Olof Boman conductor & conversation leader
- Christina Larsson Malmberg soprano
- Musicians from Confidencen Opera & Music Festival Orchestra:
- Peter Spissky leader & violinist
- Lina Söderholtz violin
- Martin Lissola viola
- Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann cello
- Marcus Mohlin harpsichord